The Sun and Her Flowers
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The Sun and Her Flowers

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"Rupi Kaur is the Writer of the Decade." -- The New Republic From rupi kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one's roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms. this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year
they will teach you
that people too
must wilt
fall
root
rise
in order to bloom
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 124.46 x 195.58 x 20.32mm | 294.84g
  • Kansas City, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1449486797
  • 9781449486792
  • 33,326

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From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her
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"Outselling Homer Ten to One" (New York Magazine)
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About Rupi Kaur

rupi kaur is a poet. artist. and performer. as a 21-year-old university student rupi wrote. illustrated. and self-published her first poetry collection milk and honey. next came its artistic sibling the sun and her flowers. these collections have sold over 8 million copies and have been translated into over 40 languages. home body is her third collection of poetry. rupi's work touches on love. loss. trauma. healing. femininity. and migration. she feels most at home when creating art or performing her poetry onstage.
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